Marke Keston Parish Church

Church Road, Keston, BR2 6HT.KPC




Latest News and Events

This Month's Services and Activities: 


Sun        6th Oct          10 am              Harvest Family Holy  Communion
                                    1 pm                Harvest lunch
Tue         8th Oct          3 pm                MESSY Church
Wed       9th Oct          10.30 am         Holy Communion     
Fri           11th Oct        2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        13th Oct        10 am              Holy Communion
Tue         15th Oct        8 pm                PCC
Wed        16th Oct        7.30 pm           Men’s Pub Social  @ Greyhound
Fri           18th Oct        2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        20th Oct        10 am              Holy Communion  With H&W
Mon        21st Oct        7.30 pm           Meditation
Tue         22nd Oct       7.30 pm           Home Group @ Rectory
Fri           25th Oct        2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        27th Oct        10 am              Holy Communion
Fri           1st Nov         2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        3rd Nov         10 am              Family Holy Communion
                                    3 pm                Bereavement Service
Mon        4th Nov         2 pm                Book Reading Fellowship
Tue         5th Nov         9.30 am           Prayer Walk


1st Sunday in the month (1st Sep) an ‘All Age’ Communion service @ 10.00 am, still shorter and child friendly!  (We will no longer have a Sunday Communion Service at 8.00 am). 
1st Tuesday (3rd Sep) prayer walk @ 9.30 am outside on the green at the old Rectory. We then end up at Greyhound at 10.45am when we have a ‘cuppa’. The Greyhound is now putting on breakfast for us, if you would like to join us for this please let Carol or Tricia know, so we have an idea of numbers. 
2nd Wednesday of the month (11th Sep) mid-week Communion @ 10.30 am.
3rd Monday of the month (16th Sep)  Meditation @ 7.30 pm. 
4th Tuesday of the month (24th Sep) -  Home Group @ the Rectory 7.30 pm.

PRAYER WALKS – Every 1st  Tuesday of the month, Tuesday  1st Oct & 5th Nov. Please come along with or without a dog, and we all have a good chatter, and then stop, reflect and pray at several intervals along the way, we start at 9.30 am on Commonside near the old Rectory. We then end up at Greyhound at 11 ish where we have a ‘cuppa’, and/or one of the lovely breakfast options the pub is now providing.  Please join us for this lovely social time – you don’t have to walk first – just let Carol or Tricia know if you would like to be there for food, so we have an idea of numbers.  Thank you!

HARVEST DONATIONS @ HARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICE ON SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER – Welcare in Bromley would like money donations this year (not gift cards);  and  food items are needed for Bromley Borough Foodbank.  Thank you for your generosity!
HARVEST LUNCH – SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER – We will be having our usual Harvest Lunch on the Sunday @ 1 pm.  A few tickets are still available @ £16 per person. 

MESSY CHURCH – Tuesday 8th October at 3.30 – 6 pm.  Come along for lots of fun and crafts, followed by a short act of worship in church, then finishing with a High Tea.  Free admission, but donations towards costs much appreciated.

PLEASE NOTE - FREEDOM WEEK is on 13th - 20th October with Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18th October.  Awareness Raising activities across Rochester Diocese in October are on their website.

MEN’S PUB SOCIAL – These happen every 3rd Wednesday of the month – and the next one is 16th Oct & 20th Nov at the Greyhound Pub @ 7.30 pm.

HEALING & WHOLENESS (H&W) - Every 3rd Sunday on 20th October, we offer healing and wholeness prayers, [and a blessing with oil], for all who may like the benefit of a special prayer, just after Communion.

MEDITATION GROUP – Every 3rd Monday - 21st October & 18th November.  We begin at 7.30 pm in the Church or church hall.  All are very welcome, to take time out from our busy lives. 

BEREAVEMENT SERVICE – SUNDAY 3RD NOVEMBER @ 3pm.  As usual we are holding a service of Remembrance for the Bereaved on Sunday 3rd November, and all are invited.  There will be a short service of hymns and prayers with a chance to light a candle in memory of our loved ones and a list of their names will be read out.  If you would like someone’s name added to the list, please give to Tricia or Rev Carol.  Thank you.

BOOK READING FELLOWSHIP – After an August break, we will be having our next Book Reading Fellowship Group on Monday 4th November @ 2 pm at Sally Churchus home @ 103 Gravel Road, Bromley Common.  We discuss books we have read, have a good chat, then have tea and cake. Don’t worry if you have not read any books, you may be inspired to after hearing others’ experiences!   All are welcome!


SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER – Quiz Night with Fish & Chip supper.

THURSDAY 21ST NOVEMBER – Our next LIFT ladies get together is at the Crown, Leaves Green.  Remember to ask your friends to keep the evening free.  Cost per person approximately £25.

Our next Pub social will be @ 7.30 pm on Tuesday 3rd December at the TBA. Please do come along for a meal, or just a couple of drinks – all are very welcome!


Our next Messy Church is on Tuesday 8th October 2019 from 3.30 until 6pm.  We begin the session with crafts, and games, then we go into Church for a short Christian talk with music, praise and prayers, then return to the hall for a High Tea.  Everyone is most welcome!

  Further details of events can be found on the Pew Sheet.


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